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Kanchenjungha - Ghunsa Trekking Nepal

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 30 - 35 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Cultural Journey  
Season: March - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2499 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2789 US Dollar (USD)

Kanchenjungha - Ghunsa Trekking: this area offers the cultural diversity of Rai, Limbu, Chhetri & Brahmin villagers, with the higher regions inhabited by a people of Tibeto-Mongoloid ancestry. This trek is also has great for those explorers having natural history interest, with ecological zones from the subtropics to glacial wilderness. Expect close-up views of Kanchenjunga. The trek starts by heading towards the Tamur River past Ghunsa for the north Kangchenjunga Base Camp after flying into Taplejung in a chartered aircraft. There will be optional mountaineering opportunities and is the best option for hikers seeking extended challenge.

In this region especially to the Sikkim another side of Mt. Kanchenjungha, there is an annual festival of ritual and dance dedicated to the ‘Worship of the snow range of Khang-Chen-Dzog-Nga, during the early part of Autumn. As in the classical days of Greek Gods who danced atop Mount Olympus, Lamas dressed in the impressive masks and brocades of the God, prance and whirl against the backdrop of the mountain itself. We are proud to inform you that we operate festival trekking tours in this region at Autumn. The main peak of Kanchanjungha is the third highest peak in the world (8,586 m). several other peaks in the Kangchenjunga range are over 8,000 m. It is located at Latitude 27° 42' 9'' Longitude 88° 9' 1'.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, reception at the airport and pick you up from airport to Hotel. Includes: (A), (B).

Day 2: Guided visit of Kathmandu Valley. Includes: (A), (B).

Day 3: Departure from Kathmandu in the afternoon by night bus. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 4: Basantpur 2200 m. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 5: From Basantpur to Gupha Pokhari 2930 m with the view of Chhamlang, Mera, Everest, Makalu, Lhotse and Kanchenjunga. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 6: From Gupha Pokhari to Doban 750 m through rhododendron and chestnut forest, cultivated field along the rivers. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 7: Doban to Mitlung 800 m 5h along the river and villages. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 8: Departure from Mitlung to Chirwa 1200 m 6h. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 9: Chirwa to Sokathim 1640 m 5h climbing from Tamor valley to Gunsa valley. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 10: Sokatham to Amjilessa 2490 m 5 hours a nice waterfall in Ghaiya Bari. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 11: Amjilessa to Kyapra: 2680 m 5 h. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 12: Kyapra to Ghunsa 3330 m: 5h Through Tibetan racing village, fir and rhodo forest. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 13: Leaving Ghunsa to Rambuk Khaka 3950m 6h along the Ghunsa Khola ascending. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 14: Leaving Rambuk Kharka to Lhonak 4790 m 8 hours enjoying views of Jannu, Nango Ma, Khabur. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 15: Leaving Lhonak to Pang Pema/Kanchenjunga Base Camp 5140 m 4h. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 16: Rest day. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 17: back to Rambuk Kharka 3950 m. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 18: back to Ghunsa Preparation for the Lapang pass. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 19: Some porters leave to Tseram via 5 passes Sinion La 4660 m and Leaving for Lapsang through rhododendron forest to the Yamotari glacier and climbing from left bank to Naya Kharka 4080 m. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 20: Climbing Rocky mountain to Lapsaga La Phedi- Lapsang La 5110 m and camp Lapsang 4300 m about 12h. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 21: excursion to Yalung and Oktang south face base camp of Kanchenjunga. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 22: Leaving to Tseram 3870 m. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 23: Tseram to Omji Khola camp. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 24: Omji Khola camp to Phumphe 8h through Rhodo forest, village, rivers. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 25: Phumphe to Keswa 1960 m 5h very nice terrace fields. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 26: Deswa to Taplejung 2300 m 4h. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 27: Bus to Illam. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 28: Bus to Biratnagar. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 29: Bus to Kathmandu. Includes: (A), (B), (L).

Day 30: Kathmandu. Includes: (A), (B).

Day 31: Transfer to airport. Includes: (B).

Note: Abbreviation: A - Accommodation, B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Airport pick up & drop
- Trekking guide
- One porter each two clients in tea-house trek, required cook, trek crews & porters in tent trek
- Insurance, lodging, food & allowance to your trek crews
- Tent & mattress for tent trekking
- All meals as per itinerary
- Land transportation as per itinerary
- All accommodation as per itinerary
- Trekking Permit & National Park Fee
- Domestic Flight Ticket as per itinerary.

Price Excludes:
- International airfares & war insurance
- The cost of personal items like laundry & all kind of soft & hard drinks
- Optional excursions
- Cost of visas, insurance charges & passports where is necessary
- Gratuities for services provided on a personal basis
- The single supplement payable on all bookings where only one person is traveling
- All others except committed to provide in ‘cost included’ section above.

About This Supplier
Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2007

Eco-friendly adventure holiday leaders and leading climate justice research group to Nepal Himalayas. Krishna, the team leader of M16846 is also right to life related climate justice advocate. He is dedicating in this sectors researching and advocating climate justice. From 2006, he is advocating basic rights for...

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